Event: Rent DVD

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Rent, directed by Chris Columbus, is being released on DVD today. The film, based on the Broadway play of the same name (and that itself based on la Boheme opera), stars Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Tracie Thoms and Taye Diggs. It deals with the lives of young Bohemians in the East Village of New York City. Minor VFX work was provided by ILM under the supervision of Scott Farrar, Roger Guyett and Mark Casey.

The 2 disc Special Edition which includes director and cast commentary. Most of the extras cover the life of creator Jonathan Larson and the Broadway musical, plus one dealing with the making of the film plus deleted scenes.